UP polls: Yogi Adityanath's supporters threathen poll bycott, here's why

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New Delhi, Mar 15: At a time when stage is all set for Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls which is scheduled for the next year, BJP is facing big trouble in its own house.

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Reportedly, party MP Yogi Adityanath's Hindu Yuva Vahini (HYV) has threathened top leadership. The right-wing outfit wants BJP to project Yogi Adityanath as Chief Ministerial candidate of the party.

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Sources said that Hindu Yuva Vahini (HYV) has also put up many hoardings in Faizabad district. Yuva vahini has said that if BJP doesn't project its leader as CM candidate then in that case they will bycott voting in coming Assembly election.

"Yogi nahin toh vote nahin, Mission 2017", "Desh me Modi, Pradesh me Yogi", one of hoardings, reads.

However, Yogi Adityanath has distanced himself from the outfit's call. Expressing displeasure over the 'meaningless' demand, he has ordered HYV workers to remove posters from every places.

Shambhunath Jaiswal, who is HYV's Faizabad unit president was quoted by Indian Express as saying,
"Yes, Yogi Adityanathji has asked me to remove the hoardings immediately. But I am not going to do so. I have to send a message to the BJP from the land of Ram temple that it must project Yogiji as the CM candidate. The entire Hindu community and the sant fraternity believe that Yogiji is the most suitable candidate for the CM post in Uttar Pradesh".

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